Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 509662
Doesn`t work one or double click by touchpad on laptop HP 6720s
Last modified: 2010-06-28 09:29:12 EDT
Created attachment 350510 [details]
Description of problem:
When I login as user in system I try start any programm by double click on touchpad. But nothing happening at all. And no any result by one click on touchpad.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 11, last update.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. login in system as user
2. try one or double click on touchpad
no result clicking by touchpad
run programm, menu, etc. click by touchpad
Created attachment 350511 [details]
I think it`s trouble KDE.
I run GNOME, go to "System" -> "Preferences" -> "mouse" application. Then in "mouse" application I select menu "Touchpad". And when I check "enable mouse clicks with touchpad" I get working one or double clicks on touchpad
I resolved this bug myself.
cp /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/10-synaptics.fdi /etc/hal/fdi/policy/
Then in file "10-synaptics.fdi" I uncommented three line
<merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton1" type="string">1</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton2" type="string">3</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton3" type="string">2</merge>
And get right work touchpad under KDE
You can close this bug
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(In reply to comment #3)
> I resolved this bug myself.
> cp /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/20thirdparty/10-synaptics.fdi /etc/hal/fdi/policy/
> Then in file "10-synaptics.fdi" I uncommented three line
> <merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton1" type="string">1</merge>
> <merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton2" type="string">3</merge>
> <merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton3" type="string">2</merge>
> And get right work touchpad under KDE
> You can close this bug
closing per request.
Peter, isn't this something we should have in our .fdi files?
No, tapping is disabled by default (unless the device doesn't have physical buttons) and if it needs to be enabled on a per-user basis, this should be done in the session. gnome supports this already in the mouse preferences, KDE just needs a similar tool.
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